Archive for the ‘#place2be’ Category

Radhika Gupta: Place2be New York

Neue Gallery and Bookshop © Radhika Gupta

Radhika Gupta is the Creative Director at MoonRiver, an e-commerce store for bespoke artwork, home accessories, jewelry and textiles from around the world. Having received a law degree from King’s College in London, and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University, Radhika combines her love for travel and design with her work, showcasing the world through [...]

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Julia Kaganskiy: Place2be New York

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Julia Kaganskiy lives and breathes all things art and technology. She is Global Editor for The Creators Project, a new initiative from VICE and Intel dedicated to showcasing the ways technology is enabling creativity. She’s also the founder and organizer of the Arts, Culture and Technology (#ArtsTech) meetup and co-founder of Blue Box Gallery. Fast Company Magazine [...]

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Kristen McGinnis: Place2be New York


Originally from North Carolina, Kristen McGinnis fostered her creative eye in the prestigious visual arts program at the North Carolina School of the Arts. Her passion led her to New York where she studied fashion design at Parsons School of Design. She broke into the interior design industry with a senior position at a top [...]

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Todd Courtney: Place2be New York

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Producer, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Todd Courtney has found the one person that can keep up with him … New York City. The creative founder of Mammoth Entertainment and Mammoth Ventures finds the time and energy to rally support for his favorite causes, such as charity: water, while also successfully navigating the treacherous waters of film producing, [...]

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Taylor Davidson: Place2be New York

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Taylor Davidson is a venture capitalist for kbs+p Ventures and a professional business event photographer at Narratively. His photography clients have included Clinton Global Initiative, The Economist, CNN and The Rockefeller Foundation. He can be found on Twitter at @tdavidson. We gave Taylor a D-Lux 5 to document and share his must see NYC spots [...]

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Victor Lazaro: Place2be New York

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Born and raised in Paris, Victor Lazaro moved to New York City in 2010. He has studied film making both in Paris and New York and he has worked as a Director and Camera Operator. Victor worked as the EPK Camera Operator on “The Tempest” (Julie Taymor) and “The Mechanic” (Simon West), and as Camera Assistant on “L’Emmerdeur” (Francis Veber). Victor’s personal [...]

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Elias Plagianos: Place2Be New York

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Elias Plagianos is a Brooklyn-born Writer & Director. His first feature film “The Crimson Mask” made its international premiere as an official selection of the Cannes Independent Film Festival and went on to win over 40 festival awards from around the world. Elias is currently attached to direct “City of Lies,” a Brooklyn detective film starring Michael Madsen [...]

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Nic Rad: Place2Be New York

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Nic Rad is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Through a mix of performative, social media and traditional art mediums, Rad has emerged as a unique voice among the young and internet saavy. In 2010 His show titled “People Matter,”  combined painting, networking, and gaming to capture the erratic and distorting energy of emerging [...]

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Dina Gold: Place2Be New York City

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Dina Gold works at Facebook and is a fine art and lifestyle photographer based in NYC. She is a contributing web blogger for Guest of a Guest, as well as former photographer with the international fashion publication, V Magazine.  Her most recent work from travels to India was exhibited at The Salmagundi Club in August 2011.  Her work can [...]

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Damien Basile: Place2be New York City

One Jackson Square by Damien Basile

Damien Basile, an Art Director turned Digital and Social Strategist, is the Media & Marketing Director of Perks Consulting.  In November 2009 he founded a monthly digital influencer panel and mixer event series called Digital Somethings and in February 2010 he founded Addieu, a mobile app that helps you exchange contact info & connect on [...]

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Knut Skjærven: Place2be Berlin

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Norwegian Knut Skjærven is a freelance photographer, blogger and communications researcher living in Copenhagen, Denmark. As part of his participation in the #place2be series Knut was given a D-Lux 5 and asked to document his favorite piece of architecture, preferred shop and prime bar or nightclub in Berlin. “It started by looking for a suitable [...]

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Thomas Schweigert: Place2be Berlin

C/O Berlin International Forum For Visual Dialogues

Thomas Schweigert is a Berlin based professional photograher who works with Favorite Picture, an image licensing agency in Berlin. You can view his work on his site Purephotography. You can also watch him at work in our Portrait of Thomas Schweigert. We armed Thomas with a Leica camera and asked him to document his favorite spots [...]

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Marcus Werner: Place2be Berlin


This post by Marcus Werner is part of our “#place2be” series. Marcus is a photographer, blogger and one half of the finding berlin project, as well as the visual collective DT64, although he is currently following in the footsteps of David Ferdinand Magellan as one of the Leica Explorers. Before departing on his trip to Buenos [...]

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Lena Nußbaum: Place2be Berlin

King Size , Friedrichstr 112b

This post by Lena Nußbaum is the second in our “#place2be” series. You can read the first entry here. Lena is the Head of Online Publishing for Enamora and 7trends, overseeing all the online content as well as producing fashion shoots for the online shop and their print magazine. As part of her participation in the [...]

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Jan Michalko: Place2be Berlin

ExRotaprint in Berlin, Germany

This post by Jan Michalko is the first of our “#place2be” series. We are equipping urbanites in cities around the world with the new D-LUX 5 to document their favorite piece of architecture, preferred shop and prime bar or nightclub. Regardless of what city you’re in, you have the places you cherish, the ones that [...]

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